THE JEWELS OF THE RAINFOREST

It’s not surprising that Tambopata, Peru holds the world record for the highest number of butterfly species. This extraordinary region is one of the world’s most biologically diverse. More than 4,000 different types of butterflies make their home here! These...

THIS JUNE, HELP US WIN $10,000!

START YOUR SUMMER RIGHT. HELP US WIN $10,000 IN THE GREAT CANADIAN GIVING CHALLENGE CONTEST! Every $1 you donate to Amazon Rainforest Conservancy (ARC) from June 1 – June 30, 2019 via our page at CanadaHelps (link below) counts as a ballot to help us...

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO GET BOOTS ON THE GROUND!

The Amazon Rainforest Conservancy (ARC) currently cares for 1,416 hectares (3,500 acres) of intact old-growth rainforest in the Region of Ashipal, deep in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. ARC’s founders chose this area due to its remoteness; the Ashipal...

AN INTERVIEW WITH JANA BELL, PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF ARC.

Please find below the link to a podcast interview that Dillon Perron from Animals at Home conducted with Jana Bell. In this interview Jana covers many topics such as: how she started Amazon Rainforest Conservancy; the challenges of doing conservation work in...

A NOTE FROM ARC’S FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, JANA BELL

The past few months has been a real roller coaster ride for me! Sadly, the presence of illegal miners in our remote area has increased substantially. This fact partnered with the reality that the Peruvian government does not have the resources to deal with miners in...

WHO ARE THE ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS OF TAMBOPATA, PERU?

For nearly two decades, gold miners have illegally ravaged the Amazon rainforest in Peru’s Tambopata region. The miners move swiftly through the pristine jungle, turning it into treeless, toxic wasteland that could take 500 years to recover. Sadly, there’s no...

THE UNCONTACTED PEOPLE OF THE AMAZON RAINFOREST

One of the most remote and least disturbed area in the entire Amazon rainforest basin lies in the region of Madre de Dios in southeastern Peru. It is here that the Yine people live in voluntary isolation, avoiding human contact. The Yine are most likely descendants of...

HEAL YOURSELF, HEAL THE WORLD – written by Neil Kirwan

My first journey with Ayahuasca was with a traditional Quechua woman at her mountain home. After a lifetime of intrinsic knowing that something wasn’t right with the world and unseen forces were at play, I finally had the veil on the curtain pulled back. I was taken...

FIVE FACTS ABOUT THE AMAZON RAINFOREST THAT WILL AMAZE YOU!

There Is A Maggot That Breathes Out Of Its Bottom And Feeds On Humans. The human botfly (a small hairy fly about the size of a bumble bee) likes to attach its eggs to the underside of a mosquito. When the mosquito finds a human to feed on, the warmth of the person’s...